Patient Story

‘At no time did I have any fear’

A former high school principal battles his way through four cancers and two transplants. His goal now? To encourage others for however long he has left.

Device might detect breast cancer-linked swelling sooner

A new technique gauges lymph flow by capturing thousands of points of measurements on the entire arm.

Breast cancer genes a real risk for men, too

If a male has a BRCA mutation, their risk increases 100-fold.

Ground Zero related to cancer years later

Rescue workers are at increased risk of prostate cancer, thyroid cancer and melanoma.

Patient Story

‘If you think something is off, take care of it’

After conquering endometrial cancer, Glenna Veneberg wants other women to pay attention to their symptoms.

Love your hair color?

You have over 100 genes to thank. And they reveal a lot about your health.

New drugs may be big advance in lung cancer care

A combination approach marks improvement in response, progression-free survival and overall survival in lung cancer patients.

Patient Story

‘This was a big wake-up call for me’

Michelle Jones stared down her mortality when diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, she looks toward the present—and the future.

‘Helping others, helping yourself’

Studies show volunteers receive many benefits, from improved cardiovascular health to lower cancer and depression rates.

‘I thought this was the end’

A rare cancer therapy gives a Michigan man a second chance at life.

Patient Story

‘Scared to death’

The medicine that saved Martha McMurry’s life also damaged her heart. Today she’s cancer-free, and her heart is on the rebound.

Patient Story

Forging a new path

Shonta Frody's storied road led her to an adoptive family, a battle with leukemia, the development of a clothing line—and a true friendship with a resident doctor.